Gender Masculine
Scripts 噩賲(Persian)
Pronounced Pron. JAM(Persian)  [keyIPA]

Meaning & History

Persian form of Avestan 饜饜瑢饜饜瑎 (Yima) meaning "twin" (related to Sanskrit Yama). This was the name of a mythological king, more commonly called Jamshid.

Related Names

VariantYima
Other Languages & CulturesYama(Hinduism) Yama(Pashto) Cem(Turkish)
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Entry updated December 7, 2022